Healing Foods, Quinoa and Kale Salad

Quinoa Mango Salad     2 cups cooked quinoa at room temperature or chilled 1 14 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed (avoid if on a low-FODMAP plan) 1 medium mango, peeled and diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 6 green onions, thinly sliced 1 handful chopped cilantro (about 1/2 cup) 4 tablespoon red… Continue reading Healing Foods, Quinoa and Kale Salad

Hibiscus Tea and Cucumber Noodles Recipe

Cucumber Noodles Recipe with Coconut Lime Dressing     This cucumber noodles recipe has a little special something that makes it perfect for any time of year. These ingredients are fresh and easy to find any time of year. Plus, it’s so simple to throw together! The dressing is creamy yet refreshing and has a… Continue reading Hibiscus Tea and Cucumber Noodles Recipe

Medicinal Tea A Great Way to Heal and Hydrate

One of the easiest ways to prepare herbal medicines is by making a strong tea. Herbal medicinal teas are easy, affordable, and are a great way to hydrate throughout the day.     Herbal Medicinal Teas   While herbalists use plant extracts such as tinctures, balms, flower essences, sprays, and syrups to help their patients… Continue reading Medicinal Tea A Great Way to Heal and Hydrate

Are We Living too Short and Dying too Long?

Yeah, nutrition is where its at right now. But, I think of proper nutrition as getting us somewhere else. It allows you to get the best quality of life. Its not the end-all, be all. That would be a pretty big bummer. Except, that is where a lot of us get stuck. On counting calories,… Continue reading Are We Living too Short and Dying too Long?

12 Weeks of Keto

As an Integrative Nutrition certified health coach and counselor, I cringe at the title of my newest blog post, 12 Weeks of Keto. No, I’m not talking about Aikido either, although I really wish I was because that would be awesome. I’m talking about the low-carb, high fat, ketogenic craze. It was made famous in… Continue reading 12 Weeks of Keto

Alaska Nutritional Coach Goes Ketogenic

After intensive researching, staying steady, and experiencing the up and downside to the ketogenic diet – I finally have something worthwhile to share. Learn how this Alaska Nutritional Coach goes Ketogenic!   Alaska Nutritional Coach   The two-week breakdown includes: embracing fat as a fuel, nutritional opinions and the controversy, what really works, and a… Continue reading Alaska Nutritional Coach Goes Ketogenic

Woman Cannot Live On Bullet Alone

Four weeks into the ketogenic diet and I can honestly say it has a way of fueling my body for the long haul. This is definitely the most radical program I have ever tried and sometimes after having a bullet coffee, I’m not hungry for six or maybe eight hours. For me, that is unheard… Continue reading Woman Cannot Live On Bullet Alone

Fire Cider is Keto Friendly

About a year ago, a friend of mine suggested I teach a class on making Fire Cider. The name ‘fire cider’ has become a wee bit controversial these days, but I’m gonna use it anyway to pay homage to one of the best plant-medicine teachers and herbalists out there today, Rosemary Gladstar. Apparently, a company… Continue reading Fire Cider is Keto Friendly